Tipula paludosa Meigen 1830 (Family Tipulidae)


Male

Female

Couple

Anomaly?

Length: 17-25mm; Wing Length: 13-23mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
(14 Days) (Winter) June
(3 Weeks)
July - October
(Earliest: 16.7)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Peat Bogs and Mires
Food:
(Larva)

Agrostis capillaris Roots

Lolium perenne Roots

Trifolium repens Roots
Food:
(Adult)

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar, Pollen
Parasitoids:
Siphona geniculata Larva
Predators:
Phaonia tuguriorum Larva

Metellina segmentata

Nature Spot: Tipula paludosa
Insect Pages: Tipula paludosa


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